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Encyclopedia > List of political parties in Nigeria
Nigeria

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Politics and government of
Nigeria
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Political parties in Nigeria lists political parties in Nigeria. Nigeria has a multi-party system, with two or three strong parties and a third party that is electorally successful. The President of Nigeria is both head of government and head of state of Nigeria. ... Olusegun Mathew Okikiola Aremu Obasanjo (born March 5, 1937) has been the President of Nigeria since 1999. ... A Vice-President of Nigeria is the second-in-command to the President of Nigeria. ... Alhaji Atiku Abubakar (Turakin Adamawa), GCON (born 25 November 1946) has been Vice-President of Nigeria since 1999. ... The Executive Branch of the Government of Nigeria has 30 Federal Ministries. ... [1]Politics of Nigeria}} The National Assembly of the Federal Republic of Nigeria is a bicameral legislature established under section 4 of the Nigerian Constitution and comprises a 109-member Senate and a 360-member House of Representatives. ... The Senate is the upper house of the National Assembly of Nigeria. ... The House of Representatives of Nigeria is the lower house of the countrys bicameral National Assembly. ... Politics of Nigeria Categories: Election related stubs | Elections in Nigeria ... Presidential and parliamentary elections will be held in Nigeria on 21 April 2007. ... The Supreme Court of Nigeria is the highest court in Nigeria, and is located in the Central District, Abuja, in what is known as the Three Arms Zone, so called due to the close proximity of the offices of the Presidential Complex, the National Assembly, and the Supreme Court. ... Nigeria is currently divided into 36 states and 1 territory. ... The following table presents a listing of Nigerias state governors. ... Nigeria has 774 Local Government Areas (LGAs). ... Since independence, with Jaja Wachuku as the first Minister of Foreign Affairs and Commonwealth Relations, later called External Affairs, Nigerian foreign policy has been characterized by a focus on Africa and by attachment to several fundamental principles: African unity and independence; peaceful settlement of disputes; nonalignment and nonintentional interference in... In its 2005 report on human rights practices around the world, the U.S. Department of State found that Nigerias human rights record was poor. ... Information on politics by country is available for every country, including both de jure and de facto independent states, inhabited dependent territories, as well as areas of special sovereignty. ... A political party is an organization that seeks to attain political power within a government, usually by participating in electoral campaigns. ... A multi-party system is a type of party system. ...

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Fourth Republic (1999-present)

The Advanced Congress of Democrats (ACD) is a newly registered political party in Nigeria. ... The Alliance for Democracy is a progressive political party in Nigeria. ... The All Nigeria Peoples Party is a conservative political party in Nigeria. ... The All Peoples Party (APP) is a former Nigerian political party. ... The All Progressives Grand Alliance is a political party in Nigeria. ... The National Democratic Party is a political party in Nigeria. ... The Peoples Democratic Party is a centrist political party in Nigeria. ... The Peoples Redemption Party is a political party in Nigeria. ... The Peoples Salvation Party is a political party in Nigeria without parliamentary reprsentation. ... The United Nigeria Peoples Party is a political party in Nigeria. ... The Fresh Democratic Party is a liberal political party in Nigeria. ... Communist Party of Nigeria is a communist party in Nigeria. ...

Political Parties (1996-1998)

  • Committee for National Consensus (CNC)
  • Democratic Party of Nigeria (DPN)
  • Grassroots Democratic Movement (GDM)
  • National Centre Party of Nigeria (NCPN)
  • United Nigeria Congress Party (UNCP)

Abortive Third Republic

  • National Republican Convention (NRC)
  • Social Democratic Party (SDP)

Second Republic (1979-1983)

The National Party of Nigeria (NPN) was the dominant political party in Nigeria during the Second Republic (1979-1983). ... The Peoples Redemption Party is a political party in Nigeria. ...

First Republic (1960-1966)

  • Action Group (AG)
  • Borno Youth Movement (BYM)
  • Democratic Party of Nigeria and Cameroon (DPNC)
  • Dynamic Party (DP)
  • Igala Union (IU)
  • Igbira Tribal Union (ITU)
  • Kano People's Party (KPP)
  • Lagos State United Front (LSUF)
  • Mabolaje Grand Alliance (MGA)
  • Midwest Democratic Front (MDF)
  • National Council of Nigeria and the Cameroons/National Council of Nigerian Citizens (NCNC)
  • Niger Delta Congress (NDC)
  • Nigerian National Democratic Party (NNDP)
  • Northern Elements Progressive Union (NEPU)
  • Northern People's Congress (NPC)
  • Northern Progressive Front (NPF)
  • Republican Party (RP)
  • United Middle Belt Congress (UMBC)
  • United National Independence Party (UNIP)
  • Zamfara Commoners Party (ZCP)

Action Group was a Nigerian political party established in Lagos on March 21, 1951, by the Ègbe Ọmọ Odùduwà led by Chief Obafemi Awolowo. ... National Council of Nigeria and the Cameroons (NCNC), was a Nigerian political party from 1944 to 1966. ... The Nigerian National Democratic Party (NNDP), was Nigerias first political party. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...

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